There are 6 ways to get from Kannur to Velankanni by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Kannur (CAN) to Palakkad (PGT) Intercity Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Palakkad (PGT) to Nagappattinam (NGT) Ers Karaikalexp

$17 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus  •  24 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Kannur to Chennai
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Velankanni

$17 - $24

4 alternative options

Drive  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Kannur to Velankanni 383.2 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Calicut, fly, train  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Kannur (CAN) to Vallikunnu (VLI)
  2. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Madras (MAA) CCJ - MAA
  3. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$56 - $290

Train to Mangalore, fly, train  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Kannur (CAN) to Mangalore Cntl (MAQ)
  2. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Madras (MAA) IXE - MAA
  3. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$71 - $443

Train to Coimbatore, fly, train  •  15 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Kannur (CAN) to Coimbatore Junction (CBE)
  2. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Madras (MAA) CJB - MAA
  3. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$44 - $154

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kannur and Velankanni is 507 km. The road distance is 613 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kannur to Velankanni is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 24 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Kannur to Velankanni is to drive which takes 9 h 23 min and costs ₹4,200 - ₹6,500.

No, there is no direct bus from Kannur to Velankanni. However, there are services departing from Kannur and arriving at Velankanni via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 51 min.

It takes approximately 13 h 30 min to get from Kannur to Velankanni, including transfers.

What companies run services between Kannur, India and Velankanni, India?

You can take a train from Kannur to Velankanni via Palakkad (PGT) and Nagappattinam (NGT) in around 13 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kannur to Velankanni via Chennai in around 24 h 51 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Calicut to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Calicut to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Calicut to Madras via Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kannur (CAN) to Palakkad (PGT)
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Palakkad (PGT) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kannur (CAN) to Vallikunnu (VLI)
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kannur (CAN) to Mangalore Cntl (MAQ)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kannur (CAN) to Coimbatore Junction (CBE)
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kannur to Chennai
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in

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